Re: DiPilla from Chiauci

Posted by dipillama- AT - nswccd.navy.mil">Michael diPIlla on 01/13/03 at 1:41 PM
Subject: Re: DiPilla from Chiauci

In Reply to: Re: DiPilla from Chiauci posted by Gary Pilla on 01/13/03 at 10:50 AM:

Hi,
I have always wondered if the Pilla and di Pilla families were related. Since di Pilla is from Pilla. however I often wonder what is "Pilla" Is it a town or a person's name. Often the "DI" is followed by a man's name. Consider
DI sALVATORE, DI LUIGI, DI SALVO, DI SANTO....

http://www.mapquest.com/directions/europe.adp?go=1&do=nw&2ex=1&src=maps&ct=EU&1y=IT&1a=&1c=chiauci&1z=&1ah=&2s=CAMPOBASSO&2c=CAMPODIPIETRA&2ic=31&2ex=1&2g=%252bbzhRG%252fb5JM%253d&2y=IT&2l=QGL0lPO163w%253d&x=94&y=12

: : My name is Michael DiPIlla my family is from Chiauci, Provincia di Isernia(formerly Campobasso which was part of Abbruzzo).

: My name is Gary Pilla my family is from
: Campodipietra, Campobasso. Was your name
: always spelled this way? Just wondering if yours
: or my name were changed at one time? I do know
: my grand parents came to the U.S. in the late 19th
: century, Settled in Cleveland Ohio. thanks

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